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Aminul Islam Young Artists Award conferred

Aminul Islam Young Artists Award conferred

Artist Aminul Islam, born on November 7, 1931 and passed away on July 8, 2011, is the first generation artists and a leading member of the pioneering modern art movement in 1950,  Bangladesh. His family launched the Aminul Islam Young Artists Award in 2013 to preserve his memory.
Two young artists Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury and Zihan Karim received Aminul Islam Young Artist Award 2018 at an awards programme held at Bengal Shilpalaya in Dhanmondi recently. The artists were selected for their contributions to the arts and honoured them with the award worth TK. 1,00,000 each.
Hundreds of artists applied for Aminul Islam Young Artist Award 2018. Ten artists were shortlisted including MunemWasif, RituSattar, Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury, Zihan Karim, M ARaihan, Palash Bhattacharya, Sarkar Pratik, Sharad Das, ShomaShurubhiJannat and Sounak Das.
Art critic Prof Nazrul Islam, University of Dhaka, fine arts faculty drawing and painting department chairman Prof Shishir Bhattacharjee, artist Aminul Islam's wife Rubi Islam and Bengal Foundation chairman Abul Khair were present as guests at the awards programme conducted by Bengal Foundation director general LuvaNahid Choudhury.







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